Degree Programs

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) with a Concentration in Art History

Art Foundation Requirements - 21 hrs

(all courses are 3 hrs, except as noted)

  • AR 101 Survey of Art History I
  • AR 102 Survey of Art History II
  • AR 120 Design I 2-D
  • AR 121 Design II 3-D
  • AR 131 Basic Photo Imaging
  • AR 140 Drawing I
  • AR 141 Drawing II

General Studio/Intermediate Courses 18 hrs

  • AR 219 Intro to Printmaking
  • AR 220 Darkroom Photography I
  • AR 223 Graphic Design I
  • AR 240 Painting I
  • AR 260 Ceramics I
  • AR 262 Sculpture I

Courses for Concentration 18 hrs

  •  AR 300 Art Theory Past & Present OR AR 307 20th Century Art
  •  AR 3XX Art history electives or AR 407 21st Century Art Practices – 9 hrs
  •  AR 313 Museums and Materials
  •  AR 312 Research in Art history

Required Upper level Courses 18 hrs

  •  AR 3XX 3-D elective (sculpture, ceramics, or glass)
  •  AR 3XX Painting, Drawing, or Printmaking elective
  •  AR 3XX Photography, Graphics or Electronic Art elective
  •  AR 400 Senior Exhibition – 1 hr
  •  AR 401 Internship – 3 hrs
  •  AR 403 Workshop in Art Media
  •  AR 404 BFA Professional Practice – 2 hrs

Open Art Electives: Upper level – 9 hrs

  • Any studio or special topics courses. May include 3 hrs travel/study and/or 3 hrs Art History courses.

Students seeking a B.F.A. degree must apply for admission to the B.F.A. Program (sophomore level)

Total Art hours: 84
Total Gen Ed /University Core credits: 39
Total credits for Degree: 123